tetradrachm of Himera, 460 BC

Obv. quadriga driven by Pelops
Rev. nymph Himera standing sacrificing

17.12 g   P.R. Franke and M. Hirmer (1964, 1972) Die Griechische Münze (no. 67), London

2nd specimen Rutter 1997 138 BM rev. legend clockwise

In Journal of Hellenic Studies (JHS) 1973, 23 ff Barrett argues that the real liberation of 
Himera was in 466 BC, which therefore marks the beginning of the new coinage; 
The Pelops issue will then celebrate Ergoteles' Olympic victory of 464 BC